5 days in Kerala Itinerary

5 days in Kerala Itinerary

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5 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
taxi:  30​min
1
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
End: Kochi (Cochin)

2
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kumarakom attractions planning website .

Kochi (Cochin) to Kumarakom is an approximately 2-hour car ride. February in Kumarakom sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kottayam
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Kottayam Cheriapally ©
Kottayam Cheriapally
Bay Island Driftwood Museum ©
Bay Island Driftwood Museum

1
night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
On the 3rd (Sun), kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mararikulam visit planner.

You can drive from Kumarakom to Mararikulam in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Mararikulam can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

1
night
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

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You can drive from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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